Trainers provide 2020 sulphur cap e‑learning

Malcolm Latarche

Malcolm Latarche · 20 November 2019


A new innovative e-learning course IMO 2020 Sulphur Cap has been developed and launched by Greece-based training specialist SQLearn and the marine technology and risk organisation Prevention at Sea (PAS).

This e-learning course covers all the aspects of the IMO 2020 Sulphur Cap Regulations and claims to give users the deepest knowledge on the upcoming maritime changes defined by IMO and due to be implemented on 1 January 2020. This course uses innovative technology and extensive analysis on the new regulations. The course emphasises a wide range of fields affected by IMO 2020 Sulphur Cap Regulations such as:

  • Air pollution from the shipping industry- Human health and environment - Quantitative assessment
  • MARPOL Annex VI – Regulations – Consequences – Example
  • Ship – specific Ship Implementation Plan – Risk Assessment and Management of Change (MoC)
  • Fuel Oil System Modifications – Storage System – Transfer, Filtration and Delivery System
  • METHODS FOR COMPLIANCE – Sulphur dioxide (SO2) Reduction – Low distillate fuel – 0.50% S “blended fuel”
  • Potential Safety Implications associated with the use of 2020 compliant fuels
  • ISO 8217:2017 Fuel Standard
  • Scrubbers – Sea water, Open loop – Fresh water, Closed loop – Consideration
  • Liquefied natural gas – Other alternative fuels
  • Procurement of Compliant Fuel Oil and availability of Fuel Oil Non
  • Bunkering
  • TECHNICAL GUIDANCE – Tank Cleaning – Considerations – Points to followed – Parameters to be considered – tips
  • Sampling – Location – Handling
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